Christopher Omara, the Otuke Resident District Commissioner who is also chairperson District Task Force explained that the LCIs should ensure that a maximum of 5 people are allowed at a water point at a go.
Through his lawyer of Daniel Omara Atubo of Amara Atubo and Co. Advocates, Olum sued the administrators of the hospital and Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the medical superintendent for general and special damages.
The disease has affected at least 10 households from two villages in Akongomit parish. A total of 18 children, the youngest being 6 months and 3 adults in Alongotidi village have presented with systems similar to scabies while another case has been reported in a neighbouring village of Oturulakodal.
Rose Okwongo, an expectant mother who had come for antenatal services said many of her colleagues have abandoned the health centre because of the smell and noise caused by the bats. Okwongo says every time she visits and takes long at the health centre she vomits because of the smell.